Tag Archives: English Community Care Association

Driving Up Quality Code (Driving Up Quality Alliance)

Summary The Driving Up Quality Alliance have developed a code committing to quality improvements, largely as a response to the Winterbourne View care home failings. Health and social care providers and commissioners are being encouraged to sign-up to this code. … Continue reading

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Dementia Care Audit: Care Homes Pilot (SCIE)

Summary The Department of Health has commissioned the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP), jointly with Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), to carry-out a pilot study into whether social care providers find care audits useful, and how such audits might … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia: Annual Progress Report (Department of Health)

Summary This report gives an account of progress in the first year of the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia. The achievements against the three main areas of the challenge are described, with progress reports from the three Dementia Challenge Champion … Continue reading

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Transforming Health and Social Care for People with Dementia (Department of Health, Dementia Health and Care Champion Group)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary Health and care organisations are working on improvements to dementia services as defined in the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge.  The … Continue reading

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